Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources Seeks Alternative Methods for Increasing Egypt’s Water Share

By Muhammad Abdul Monsef
Oct. 7, 2013

The Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation for the El-Beblawi government, Dr Mohamed Abdul Muttalib, ruled out escalation with Ethiopia as a means solve the dam crisis. 

A televised meeting between ousted President Mohamed Morsi and other political parties regarding Ethiopia’s announcement that they would divert the Nile to build the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was the cause of a big diplomatic faux pas.

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Selam Radio Interviews Shimelis Bezabih (also known as Laureate Tsegaye)

Selam Radio in Washington, DC, interviews activist Shimelis Bezabih (also known as Laureate Tsegaye in Ethiopian PalTalk forum).

Shimelis introduces himself and talks a little bit about his bio and background; how he abandoned his support for opposition and instead became a supporter of the development of Ethiopia after seeing the reality in the country.

Shimelis, who resides in Switzerland, is very articulate, intelligent, positive, engaging, and a passionate speaker. He is well versed in the Amharic language, and is doing whatever he can to support the current development in Ethiopia.

The interview is powerful and to the point.

Audio interview (28:12)

So, what do you think of this interview? Please comment below once you get the chance to listen to this fascinating interview.